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Local Safe Sitter program prepares youth to care for younger children

While leaving the Peninsula Emergency Preparedness Coalition Board meeting at Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One late last month, I spotted GHF&M1’s Prevention Specialist, Nanette Tatom, teaching her Safe Sitter program. It was a golden opportunity to see our responsible young people preparing to meet the challenges of caring for someone else’s child. Nanette kindly allowed me to sit in as an observer, camera in hand.

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New cooking class engages kids in making healthy choices, eating right

Kristi Fischer is working to engage kids in healthy eating and solve mealtime woes by involving them in the cooking and preparing of meals with her new Healthy Kids in the Kitchen classes. The class is designed for children ages 8 to 14 and Fischer teaches kitchen safety, measurements, how to read a recipe and check for ingredients, and proper knife handling.

Videos

VIDEO: Gig Harbor-based Budapest West plays unique instrument

What's a hurdy-gurdy? Budapest West members explain.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
VIDEO: Gig Harbor-based Budapest West plays unique instrument 1:49

VIDEO: Gig Harbor-based Budapest West plays unique instrument

Tacoma Citizens Forum: Local government at its rawest 1:24

Tacoma Citizens Forum: Local government at its rawest

Mail a letter, have a cocktail 0:58

Mail a letter, have a cocktail

Students tap dance, sing as new arts standards are adopted 1:34

Students tap dance, sing as new arts standards are adopted